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Forum: Remodeling Yesterday, 07:50 PM
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Posted By kevjob
Part of my plan included doing that to spread...

Part of my plan included doing that to spread load and I will also block joists every 4ft.
Forum: Remodeling Yesterday, 07:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 509
Posted By kevjob
Oh yeah we talked about the slab, soils and even...

Oh yeah we talked about the slab, soils and even looked in furnace room at slab itself.

At the end of the day he is a licensed PE and deals with alot of remodels and is very aware of our...
Forum: Remodeling Yesterday, 06:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 509
Posted By kevjob
Makes sense. thanks,

Makes sense. thanks,
Forum: Remodeling Yesterday, 06:27 PM
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Views: 509
Posted By kevjob
I figured that the original two points of bearing...

I figured that the original two points of bearing are the exterior wall and grade beam which are 17' apart and total load is 8200#. I add a new beam mid span cutting the load into 1/3 since we...
Forum: Remodeling Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 509
Posted By kevjob
No the wall on left is the wall in basement which...

No the wall on left is the wall in basement which is offset about 3' from wall in bathroom on first floor, the wall just to right of it is the 1st floor bathroom wall. Make sense?
Forum: Remodeling Yesterday, 05:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 509
Posted By kevjob
If I do cut into slab and it fails it is all on...

If I do cut into slab and it fails it is all on me. If he specs beam on slab he takes the liability.

Golden is right that may too small of a footer and may not be as strong as the 45 yr old slab....
Forum: Remodeling Yesterday, 05:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 509
Posted By kevjob
You bring up some very good points. Cold joint is...

You bring up some very good points. Cold joint is one I had not considered. If I do go against his report it is all on me.

He seem not at all concerned about putting the weight on the monopost...
Forum: Remodeling Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 509
Posted By kevjob
Slab appears solid in all places. My big concern...

Slab appears solid in all places. My big concern is our expansive soils very wet years it swells, droughts shrinks and can move a ton of weight.

To me it seems a no brainer to do it now versus...
Forum: Remodeling Yesterday, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 509
Posted By kevjob
Okay exposed the joist they are DF #2 found a...

Okay exposed the joist they are DF #2 found a stamp on couple joists.

Licensed Engineer, I have used before, came out and so far has speced a double 9 1/2" LVL beam 11' wide, one end will bear on...
Forum: Remodeling 05-16-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 509
Posted By kevjob
Thanks Andy, I appreciate the answers here and in...

Thanks Andy, I appreciate the answers here and in email! :thumbsup:

I will update tomorrow once I have engineer on site. Hoping something other than beam mid span, PITA with expansive soils.
Forum: Remodeling 05-16-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 509
Posted By kevjob
Yeah my other engineer coming out tomorrow, used...

Yeah my other engineer coming out tomorrow, used this guy in past but was too busy a year or so ago to come look at a project. Every which way I run numbers, chart spans etc... I am at max and will...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 547
Posted By kevjob
I have the report if anyone is interested. Email...

I have the report if anyone is interested. Email me at [email protected]

Can't upload too big, 13 pages
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 547
Posted By kevjob
There is also the Z shape to install flange over...

There is also the Z shape to install flange over and or under joist.
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 547
Posted By kevjob
They are these from Simpson...

They are these from Simpson...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 547
Posted By kevjob
The metwood one is like a stud shoe for joists...

The metwood one is like a stud shoe for joists but has limits of span etc...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-15-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,789
Posted By kevjob
I have my Ermator A600 x2 for 3 years now and...

I have my Ermator A600 x2 for 3 years now and never an issue with any of them, if you are interested.

https://www.amazon.com/Pullman-Ermator-A600-Scrubber-Filter/dp/B01LZ43WXE

I bought my...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 547
Posted By kevjob
Yes but he is licensed in several states, he...

Yes but he is licensed in several states, he mentions that in the video at beginning.
Forum: Remodeling 05-15-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 509
Posted By kevjob
I can't sister anything now as I installed...

I can't sister anything now as I installed plumbing etc...my mistake, should have waited to hear from engineer.

Cant even go 50% with sistering.

I don't know the species or grade of joists...
Forum: Remodeling 05-15-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 509
Posted By kevjob
No stamp I was using the deflecto calculator form...

No stamp I was using the deflecto calculator form another forum.

Built in 1974.
Forum: Remodeling 05-15-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 509
Posted By kevjob
No way to sister, too many things in floor and no...

No way to sister, too many things in floor and no way to get the joists into house. Contacted a few helical pier companies and see what I can do versus having them do it all.
Forum: Remodeling 05-14-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 509
Posted By kevjob
2x10 Span

Well new one to me, started a new remodel of master bathroom, opened floor and found 2x10 joists spaced 12" o/c span 16' 10 1/2":eek:

Doing tile over ditra heat membrane with nu heat cables....
Forum: Tiling 05-13-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 812
Posted By kevjob
Nothing other than being a PITA to get flat and...

Nothing other than being a PITA to get flat and uniform. My tile guy does it all the time, pre fill day before with thinset and then tile next day. I like planipatch as it it tileable same day and...
Forum: Tiling 05-13-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 812
Posted By kevjob
Planipatch from Mapei. You can screed it and it...

Planipatch from Mapei. You can screed it and it is workable un like thinset, We use it to fill in spots.
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 547
Posted By kevjob
Spoke to the guy in the video today, he has...

Spoke to the guy in the video today, he has stamped details available and happens to be licensed in Colorado so I could in theory use his detail for permitting.
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 547
Posted By kevjob
I would have my engineer here do his own calcs...

I would have my engineer here do his own calcs and stamp the repair. I assume they have some documentation. Metwood has ICC testing on their website.
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